On this day in 1992 Sadio Mané was born.
Signing for the Reds from Southampton in 2016 Mané has become one of Liverpool’s most important players under Jürgen Klopp. Despite ending his 2016/17 season early as a result of injury Mané has quickly endeared himself to the Anfield faithful, thanks in no small part to his two goals in as many games against Everton.
Also on this day in 1942 Ian Callaghan was born. Holding the record for most games played for Liverpool with a staggering 857 appearances, donning the Liverpool red from 1959 to 1978. Throughout his years at the club Callaghan claimed a number of honours including 5 League Titles, 2 FA Cups, 2 UEFA Cups, 2 European Cups and a UEFA Super Cup, as well as winning the 1966 World Cup with England. After making all 857 appearances for the Reds, scoring 68 times in the process, Callaghan eventually moved on to US side Fort Lauderdale Strikers. The Reds legend played for a number of other clubs after leaving Anfield before eventually retiring in 1982.